biografia di Paul WEBER (1823-1916)

Birth place: Darmstadt, Germany

Death place: Philadelphia, PA

Addresses: Philadelphia, PA, 1848; Germany, 1869

Profession: Landscape and portrait painter

Studied: Frankfurt, Germany

Exhibited: PAFA Ann., 1849-69, 1876-84, 1905; NAD, 1850-1893; Wash. AA, 1857, 1859; Boston Atheaneum, 1864; Brooklyn AA, 1861, 1869, 1873, 1884; Paris Salon, 1865, 1868

Work: CGA

Comments: Came to the U.S. at the age of 25. In 1857 he toured Scotland and Germany and in 1860 he returned to Darmstadt where he was appointed court painter. Positions: teacher, Phila. (one of his students was Edward Moran).

Sources: G&W; Clement and Hutton; Fielding; Rutledge, PA; Swan, BA; Rutledge, MHS; Cowdrey, NAD; Cowdrey, AA & AAU; NYBD 1856-60; 8 Census (1860), Pa., LIV, 261; Washington Art Assoc. Cat., 1857, 1859. More recently, see Campbell, New Hampshire Scenery, 171; Falk, Exh. Record Series.

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